Category Archives: United Kingdom

“The UK political situation – not so strong and stable!”

(This pre-election comment was originally published in La Razon, on Thursday 8 June. Read the original article here ) On April 18, the British Prime Minister Theresa May dissolved the Parliament and called snap elections for June 8, supported by the required two-thirds … Continue reading

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What Macron’s victory means for Brexit

Amidst the turbulent past few weeks of UK-EU Brexit wrangling, relatively little attention has been paid to the effect the election of a new French president will have on these negotiations. UK tabloids have been busy instead making hay with … Continue reading

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The Snap election and the risk of ‘No Scottish mandate’

On 8 June 2017 voters will be at the polls again. The Prime Minister has called a snap election in order to bolster her plan for Brexit and unite the country. But will another election really unite the country? Highly … Continue reading

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Codominium and shared sovereignty – what future for Gibraltar after BREXIT?

In the aftermath of the recent referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU, Francesco Violi, looks at the status of and options for Gibraltar, a British overseas territory located in the Iberian Peninsular, which voted unanimously to remain in … Continue reading

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The 2016 Scottish Elections: A Nationalist Victory, A Tory Triumph and A Labour Drubbing.

By Paul Anderson, PhD Candidate in Politics at Canterbury Christ Church University and Comunication’s Officer for the UACES CRN ‘Europe and the Everyday’   On Thursday, 5 May 2016, the Scottish electorate went to the polls to elect the fifth … Continue reading

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The Great British Delusion over Europe

The Great British Delusion over Europe Introduction The United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), is a story full of confusion, misunderstandings, mutual grievance and yet somehow also one of mutual need, love and support. To understand the complex relationship between … Continue reading

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